Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
tax increase. that's a great plan. obama wants higher tax rates, and schumer, the leader in the senate, made that clear as well, so it's between romney wanting to cut your tax rates and obama wanting to increase your top tax rates. that's the difference between the two parties. >> all right. dean baker, get you into this discussion. you know, dean, the brookings institute supports lower tax rates and knocking out deductions. that's what they want. everybody in washington except team obama. obama's idea, and biden's idea is to jack up tax rates for the upper end. lord knows what they are going to do with deductions. that isn't tax reform. they are the odd people out. >> well, lord doesn't know what governor romney wants to do. that's what we're trying to figure out. maybe representative ryan will be able to tell us tonight because the point was he's saying he wants it to be revenue neutral. he's told us how much he wants to cut taxes for the wealthy, and then he says he's not going to eliminate the tax deductions for middle-income people. that doesn't add up. >> it does add up. i've got
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. the worst aspects, the money onerous spending and taxing aspects of obama care may be repealed. secondly, romney made a deal to stop the fiscal tax cliff. he will start in right away. >> assuming he takes the senate. >> this is a time when earnings may not be near as important. >> we shift our economy back to an incentive-based economy and aaway from an entitlement economy. that's the biggest way to sum it up. >> do you have a problem with na? that paradigm that michael just uttered, which the romney paradigm versus the obama paradigm, do you have a problem with that? >> i don't see why anybody has a problem with that. that's a winning argument. to sort of start a fight on the set, i would say if obama is re-elected, the world will not end. it will look less aattractive from an investment environment. >> how many dow points will fall if obama is re-elected in your opinion? >> i would say 10% at least. >> just because obama wins? >> absolutely. >> and his policies? >> i'm just baiting you and see how you come out this. >> the policies are for real. the fact that he wins the stock market.
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
right at this minute now as we welcome governor palin and senator biden. >> reporter: the reason this is going to be a different encounter is because of all the progress that mitt romney made against president obama in last week's debate. he's gaining in the polls which puts a lot of pressure on vice president bide ton try to stem that momentum. you can expect some feisty exchanges like we saw in 1984 and four years later. >> let me help you with the difference between iran and the embassy in lebanon. >> i almost resent vice president bush patronizing attitude that you have to teach me about foreign policy. i've been a member of congress for sixth six years. >> i have as much experience in the congress as jack kennedy did when he sought the presidency. >> senator, i served with jack kennedy. i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> reporter: now, larry, i had a great conversation yesterday with former senator bob dole who of course both of us know. bob dole said he expects joe biden to come out swinging and not to let up. and in